The first in what was to be a trilogy on the development of land, sea and air transport, this history of man’s discovery of flight pieces together important points in history to create a documentary drama. Using original footage as well as reconstructions featuring a host of famous actors, including Laurence Olivier as one of the important figures of flight. From Leonardo Da Vinci and the Wright Brothers to Von Zeppelin and Amelia Earhart, there is much on 1930s commercial flying as well as experimental planes and helicopters. The documentary provides an interesting and highly cinematic account of the evolution of aviation.
83160 HD Conquest of the Air – Leonardo Da Vinci Wright Brothers Von Zeppelin Amelia Earhar
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